Xi urges building an open world economy The CIIE is "a major policy for China to push for a new round of high-level opening-up and a major measure for China to take the initiative to open its market to the world," Xi said in a keynote speech at the opening ceremony.
Chinese botanist's adventures in African jungles When Professor Wang Qingfeng, a Chinese botanist, visited Kenya for the first time 17 years ago, he was amazed to find the secret of some Kenyans' snow-white teeth: they use branches of "toothbrush trees" to brush their teeth.
Xi calls for expanding "BRICS Plus" cooperation In a speech to an outreach dialogue grouping leaders from the BRICS on July 27, Chinese President Xi Jinping called on emerging market economies and developing countries to enhance cooperation in addressing common challenges.
Capture an asteroid, bring it back to Earth? A group of Chinese scientists are mulling a bold idea to capture a small near-Earth asteroid, which might be a potential threat, and bring it back to Earth to exploit its resources. But how can they bring back a whole asteroid?
Mountain reading challenges booklover expectations Booklovers have been flocking to the top of a mountain in southwest China's Chongqing City, not for the breathtaking views, but to read. There Nbooks Club started a two-day "spring fair" on World Reading Day which fell on April 23.
Refreshing scenery of Fengyan Terraces in Shaanxi Photos taken on March 27, 2018 show the scenery of Fengyan Terraces in Xuanwo Township of Hanyin County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. The farming history of Fengyan Terraces can be traced back to 250 years ago.
Modern twists give oracle bone script new life Those who use emojis to express themselves on social media can now choose between two sets that feature Chinese oracle bones dating back more than 3,000 years. The creator is Chen Nan from Tsinghua University.
Wukong detects signals in search for dark matter China's Dark Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE) has detected unexpected and mysterious signals in its measurement of high-energy cosmic rays, which might bring scientists a step closer to shedding light on invisible dark matter.